Event Overview

In just 3 years, the Money20/20 Hackathon has been established as a premier event for the world’s best developers and has set an entirely new standard for Hackathons globally. 2016’s event brought together the best of the best professional hackers for 24 hours of intense competition and collaboration. Teams battled for $125K in cash prizes and international notoriety as they were challenged to showcase their skills and vision using the APIs, SDKs and other tools from today’s leading Payments and Financial Services Innovators.

In 2016 the 10 winning teams were rewarded in a big way! Money20/20 awarded (5) $20,000 prizes, (5) $5,000 prizes, and sponsors also contributed additional incentives. The overall winning team, Clever, was also given the opportunity to present their solution as part of Money20/20's StartupPitch180 program that provides companies with a forum to showcase their leading-edge innovation in front of an audience of investors, media and other ecosystem participants.

Sponsor Challenges & Prizes

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2016 Media Coverage

ForbesHackathon Winners Compete For $125,000 In Prizes At Money2020
Fast Company OnlineCan Hackathons Give Big Banks The Fintech Edge? 
FinextraIngenico Crowns Money 20/20 hackathon winners
FinextraShare.Credit Card and Warren win Money20/20 Hackathon
Payment EyeVoice-powered Clever crowned winner at Money20/20 Hackathon
angelhack5 Reasons The Money20/20 Hackathon Was [fire]

2016 Money20/20 Hackathon Final Demos

2016 Money20/20 Hackathon Awards


Wednesday October 12th

6:00pm: Pre-Hackathon Web-ex

Friday October 21st

4:00-6:00pm: Sponsor Set Up
8:00-9:00pm: Happy Hour @Lavo

Saturday October 22nd

8:00-11:00am: Sponsor Setup
9:00-12:00pm: Registration Open
9:00-11:00am: Breakfast
11:00-11:15am: Opening Announcements & Coding Begins
11:15-11:45am: Sponsor Pitches
11:30am-12:00pm: Attendee Pitches
12:00-2:00pm: Lunch and Networking
1:00-4:30pm: Sponsor Breakout Sessions
6:00-8:00pm: Dinner
11:00pm-1:00am: Midnight Snack

Sunday October 23rd

6:30-8:30am: Breakfast
11:00am: Submission Deadline, Coding Ends
11:15am-1:15pm: Lunch
12:00-2:30pm: Round 1 Demos
2:30-3:15pm: Judges Deliberate
3:15-4:45pm: Final Demos
4:45-5:30pm: Judges Deliberate
5:40-6:00pm: Opening Keynote
6:00-6:30pm: Awards



Kor Adana
Writer & Tech Producer
USA Network's "Mr. Robot"
USA Network's "Mr. Robot"
Ken Moore
Head of Mastercard Labs
Joe Kleinwaechter
Vice President, Innovation & Design
Ilkay Can
Sr. Director, Visa Developer
Scott DeAngelo
SVP Product
Michel Leger
EVP of Innovation
Ingenico Group
Ingenico Group
Sandeep Grover
SVP Global eCommerce
John Beatty
CEO & Co-Founder, Clover
First Data
First Data
Bruce Parker
Founder & CEO
Carol Juel
Chief Information Officer
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial